Job description

Responsibilities

  • Be able to assess the quality of data sources and datasets and consequent suitability for solving a business problem
  • Be confident manipulating datasets into an appropriate form to solve a problem
  • Have a working and practical knowledge of basic statistical principles and machine learning frameworks
  • Be able to build, test and compare data science models and approaches to select the most appropriate ones for the current problem
  • Be able to apply the above techniques to investigate and tackle business problems
  • Interpret model results to draw relevant insights and conclusions
  • Develop and build visualisations to support and promote your conclusions
  • Participate in design decisions for new and existing application development
  • Actively develop software solutions for PDI products, and provide necessary documentation
  • Work with Product Owner to clarify and estimate feature work
  • Perform testing, and develop tests, to ensure development meets documented user requirements
  • Troubleshoot, test, and validate software issues; resolve issues with due urgency
  • Become proficient in the technology stack used by the data science team
  • proactively seek assistance to overcome obstacles
  • Clearly communicate requests for assistance and work status to manager or team lead

Technical Skills

Ideally:

  • Familiarity with R and/or Python

Advantageous:

  • Machine learning methods, including xgboost
  • Time series forecasting
  • Bayesian modelling, including MCMC
  • Knowledge of Amazon Sagemaker

PDI’s employee-oriented culture provides a supportive and dynamic work environment for high achievers. PDI seeks individuals who value continuous learning, hold high ethical standards, and are top performers in their respective fields. We offer competitive wages, professional development, superb culture, and a highly competitive benefits package. For more information about PDI, please visit our website at https://www.profdata.com. PDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We verify employment eligibility for all new hires using E-Verify.

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